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Lessons Learned, Focus Forward
A bit of follow-up and housecleaning in order, and some changes to the rando approach.   After having some time to digest (pun intended) the Iowa 400k and its nutritional lessons, I've made some smarter choices that I hope to employ on the next ride, which ...
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Chain-L; a three-month follow-up report
I've been using Chain-L chain lubricant now for about ... well, I applied it the first time on March 25th.  So, coming up on three months of occasional use.  I say occasional, because I honestly have not had many opportunities to ride lately.  Just when I t...
I've been using Chain-L chain lubricant now for about ... well, I applied it the first time on March 25th.  So, coming up on three months of occasional use.  I say occasional, because I honestly have not had many opportunitie...
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Rocked out on 90.9 The Bridge this AM; can't believe this track is over 20 years old now, and I probably haven't heard it in that long before this AM. #dudeMusic 
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A home-brew saddlebag mount (for saddles without bag loops)
So, what does one do when one comes across a problem to which the solution may not be immediately apparent?  Let's find out.  The problem:  After struggling with some post break-in saddle issues with my GB Aspin leather saddle (which has bag loops), I've mo...
So, what does one do when one comes across a problem to which the solution may not be immediately apparent?  Let's find out.  The problem:  After struggling with some post break-in saddle issues with my GB Aspin leather s...
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Dusting off the Dude
Envelope stamp from local perm coordinator - KC-PRIDE, baby! A post about fear, loathing, and a Mere Two-Hundred kilometers It's been an interesting couple of months, and I've managed to grab March with a 200K... but, only after missing February... which ki...
Envelope stamp from local perm coordinator - KC-PRIDE, baby! A post about fear, loathing, and a Mere Two-Hundred kilometers It's been an interesting couple of months, and I've managed to grab March with a 200K... but, only af...
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"Back to Work" - Iowa revisited: a 400km report
  I 've been at this game a long time, and it's both frustrating and humbling when I hear my own advice echoed back to me from someone who once had the same issues I had been suffering recently.  This website, thanks to readers like you, has been an interne...
  I've been at this game a long time, and it's both frustrating and humbling when I hear my own advice echoed back to me from someone who once had the same issues I had been suffering recently.  This website, thanks to reader...
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The 2015 Dirty Kanza, told as it should be told
There is an old saying, usually reserved for things like war, things like Woodstock, things like the 1960's.   "You weren't there, man.  You don't know..." In such circumstances, it suffices to describe what words often cannot:  a feeling which the words on...
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Best Laid Plans, and a Re-run - the Oak Grove 322km report
MO state highway 20... if this view doesn't say "never-gonna-get-there", I don't know what does. For the hearty few, it says "reach..."   Reach we did. Phoning it in?  Yeah... a little.  It's been three weeks since the Oak Grove 322km brevet, and, well... i...
MO state highway 20... if this view doesn't say "never-gonna-get-there", I don't know what does. For the hearty few, it says "reach..."   Reach we did. Phoning it in?  Yeah... a little.  It's been three weeks since the Oak G...
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Metroflash Ignita - rhymes with "Dynomit-ah" (...but is it dynamite?)
So, first - allow me the luxury of a handful of asterisks and addenda, caveats, void-where-prohibiteds, and the like: I'm not paid to do any of this, though I'd REALLY like to be.  Hint.  Hint.  Hint These are my opinions  ( opinions, people!) I'm not the b...
So, first - allow me the luxury of a handful of asterisks and addenda, caveats, void-where-prohibiteds, and the like: I'm not paid to do any of this, though I'd REALLY like to be.  Hint.  Hint.  Hint These are my opinio...
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When RUSA speaks, riders listen . . . update on reflectivity for 2015
Do I need reflective gear while I'm riding? Lately, the answer is a definitive & resounding "yes."  Yes, even in daylight, you'll often see me donning the reflective vest, or at least something in a hi-viz color.  Think about it... even in the middle of a s...
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Don't Call it a Comeback . . .
As each week passes, the shoulder which had been repaired back in July continues to improve.  I've been in the gym consistently, I'm back to riding with ... er, some ... consistency, and I've managed to scrape and crawl my way back into good eating habits. ...
As each week passes, the shoulder which had been repaired back in July continues to improve.  I've been in the gym consistently, I'm back to riding with ... er, some ... consistency, and I've managed to scrape and crawl my wa...
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KC and the Sunshine Band - Music on Google Play
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KC and the Sunshine Band is an American musical group. Founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida, its style has included funk, R&B, and disco. The

Digging out, but not like you think.
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The first snowfall of the new season came a little early yesterday, capping off - for me - a long, arduous year. A roller-coaster of a year.

Rage Valley
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Mixing dubstep, electro, old-school video game music, and futuristic bits of Giorgio Moroder, Australia's Knife Party offer up a short, tigh

"You Are Gonna Miss This"
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"You're going to miss this. You're going to want this back. You're going to wish these days hadn't gone by so fast, These are some good time

Vendetta Cycles Townie
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A daily fix of bicycles: commuter, classic, custom, road, fixed gear, BMX, mountain bikes and touring bicycles.

Bicycle Comics - Yehuda Moon and the Kickstand Cyclery | First Things First
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Yehuda Moon works at the Kickstand Cyclery and lives on his bicycle.

#30DaysOfBiking 2012: Pedaling Nowhere - Kansas Cycling News
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This sign for 'Nowhere, Kansas' is located southwest of Baldwin City, along the lines of the Midland Railway.

A Decent $15 Bike Light - Kansas Cycling News
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If you ride you bike at night, or even if you ride at dawn or dusk, a good headlight can literally be a lifesaver, and is required by Kansas

#30DaysOfBiking 2012: Twisted Sister - Kansas Cycling News
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On 135th Street just west of Olathe, Kansas are a couple of good-sized hills known locally as the 'Twisted Sisters'. Here's the steepest one

Southwestern Road Trip Photos
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Here are a few photos and stories from a very long road trip that my wife and I took to San Diego and back, through New Mexico and Arizona.

commuterDude: Commuting and Randonneuring lights, revisted
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Commuting and Randonneuring lights, revisted. It's hard to keep up, but I'm trying to revisit some of the older, informational posts

Kent's Bike Blog: Not Turtle Enough For Your Turtle Club?
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Not Turtle Enough For Your Turtle Club? Years ago, hell decades ago, when I was in elementary school, I took a test. I only remember one que

Kent's Bike Blog: The Thoreau Calculation
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I was in college the first time I really read Thoreau, working my way through Walden when I suppose I should have been working my way throug

Bicycle Friendly
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Home. The Bicycle Friendly Sticker is sweeping the nation. Within the first 24 hours of the website launch, we received over 1500 unique hit

KC Bike Commuting: Three before dawn
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It was another dark-and-early morning for me, and I left in a bit of a haze. The short story is that I saw three other cyclists on Santa Fe